Welcome to Naija Nurses Forum

Register now to gain access to all of our features. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to contribute to this site by submitting your own content or replying to existing content. You'll be able to customize your profile, receive reputation points as a reward for submitting content.

Nurse died of Lassa fever at Federal-Medical Centre Abeokuta

User avatar
Kunle Emmanuel
Webmaster
Webmaster
Reactions:
Posts: 1944
Joined: Mon Jan 09, 2012 5:02 pm
Location: Lagos
Contact:

Nurse died of Lassa fever at Federal-Medical Centre Abeokuta

Unread post by Kunle Emmanuel » Tue Dec 20, 2016 3:56 pm

Omobolanle Adesuyi, have died of Lassa fever at Federal Medical Centre, Abeokuta, Ogun State.

PAINFUL EXIT!
With heavy heart and total submission to the will of Almighty we announced the demise of Mrs. Adesuyi Bolanle, an Asst Chief Nursing Officer - Accident/Emergency of this institution.

She died late hours of Saturday 17th December, 2016.

Rest in Peace.

The deceased persons are believed to have contracted the deadly virus from a Lebanese patient who later died.

The hospital cancelled a planned Christmas carol scheduled for Tuesday in honour of the dead.

The acting medical director of the hospital said the deaths were being investigated.

“It is true and we have commenced investigation into it, having contacted the Ministry of Health,” he said.

The state commissioner for health, Babatunde Ipaye, called for calm, saying the government had always been proactive on issues relating to public health.

He said the ministry in collaboration with federal authorities would quickly set up an isolation center at the premises to attend to emergencies.

“We are going to immediately create an isolation center here at FMC to cater for unexpected cases and emergency on public health issues like Lassa fever to include others communicable diseases and have set officers out to confirm the root of the cases,” he said.

Born in 1973, the nurse joined the Federal Medical Centre in December 2001, and rose to the position of Assistant Chief Nursing Officer.
Image


Nigerian Nurses lighting up the world one candle at a time.

Royston
Reactions:
Posts: 26
Joined: Sat Oct 26, 2013 6:55 pm

Re: Nurse died of Lassa fever at Federal-Medical Centre Abeokuta

Unread post by Royston » Tue Dec 20, 2016 4:07 pm

I am so sorry that the nurse died. I am so sorry about the nurse. I wish that there was something that I could do. I guess the only thing that I can do is to spread the work about this type of fever and let others know about it. If there is anything else that I can do, please let me know.

Post Reply Previous topicNext topic

Social Media

       
  • Similar Topics
    Replies
    Views
    Last post

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests